Soledad O’Brien and Natalie Wilson show how quickly missing Black women are discounted

January 7, 2022
19th News

...On the opposite end, White victims, particularly White women, tend to be considered with more urgency. From Natalee Holloway in 2005 to Gabby Petito this year, the frenzy that cases of missing White women spark among the news media, public and police has come to be referred to as “Missing White Woman Syndrome.”

“If we are privileging White women in this way, it is at the expense of every other woman in our society,” said Vince Warren, executive director of Center for Constitutional Rights, when he was interviewed for the “Black and Missing” documentary. ...

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January 14, 2022